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separation

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1 the act or process of a whole separating into two or more parts or pieces
  • the separation of Norway and Sweden into two independent nations in 1905
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2 the state of being kept distinct
  • The separation of church and state is an important concept in the United States.
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3 a movement in different directions away from a common point
  • a sudden separation of the herd of deer when they were startled
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parting of the ways

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4 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge)
  • the narrow separation between posts in the fence
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5 the act or process of two or more persons going off in different directions
  • friends who dreaded the inevitable separation after graduation
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6 something that divides, separates, or marks off
  • a filing cabinet with lots of adjustable separations
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